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New Year’s Eve Morning Flights To And From Scilly Cancelled

Due to very strong winds forecast for tomorrow morning, Thursday 31st December, the decision has been made to cancel Skybus flights during the morning. Passengers booked for tomorrow morning will be contacted and transferred to flights in the afternoon. If you have any queries please call the Travel Centre on 01736 334220 or Skybus Operations […]

Criminal Damage At Bird Hides Reported To Police

Criminal Damage At Bird Hides Reported To Police

The Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust says an incident of criminal damage over the festive period has been reported to police after locks were smashed off doors at the Lower Moor bird hides. Last week, the Trust decided to fit combination locks to both structures due to repeated littering and misuse. They said anyone wanting […]

Scilly Lottery Winner 28th December 2015

Joyce Crabb from Plymstock in Devon

Potential Travel Disruption In Scilly On Wednesday

The weather forecast for Wednesday 30th December is for very strong and gusty winds in association with rain and moderate visibility, which may cause some disruption to Skybus flights. Although no flights have been cancelled at this time, any passengers booked to travel with Skybus on Wednesday may transfer to a different date free of […]

Flood Warning Issued For Scilly for Boxing Day And Sunday

The Council has announced a flood warning in connection with the high water time on St. Mary’s, at the weekend. On Saturday morning the high water is at 5am with a total water level of 5.91m which includes a surge of 0.11m. There’s a SSW Force 7 wind forecast. The time of high water on […]

Steamship Company’s Profits Up 178% Last Year

Steamship Company’s Profits Up 178% Last Year

The Steamship Company’s operating profit increased almost threefold in the year ending on 31st March 2015. The Company’s annual report shows profit was up from £0.49m to £1.36m, an increase of 178%, and turnover rose from £13.76m to £16.31m. Company Chairman Andrew May says that was down to an increase of just under 14,000 passengers, […]

Scilly Has Highest Rate Of Domestic Electricity Usage In UK

Scilly Has Highest Rate Of Domestic Electricity Usage In UK

Scilly had the highest rate of domestic electricity usage in the UK last year. Figures just released by the Department of Energy and Climate Change show that each home on the islands used an average of 6,610 KWh in 2014, just above the Shetland Islands and Orkney. This high rate of electricity usage is likely […]

Scilly Lottery Winner 21st December 2015

Kim Allan from Twyford, Berkshire

‘Taste Of Scilly’ Food Festival To Launch Next Autumn

‘Taste Of Scilly’ Food Festival To Launch Next Autumn

Scilly will get a larger food festival next autumn, building on the success of the established events on Tresco and Bryher and expanding to include St Mary’s. David Jackson from the Islands’ Partnership says it’s something the organisation has wanted to do from the start. And while the Tresco and Bryher Food Festival spans a […]

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